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Growing Dreams That You Can Be Proud Of

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Grow Into Your Dreams

Dreams come a size too big so that we can grow into them. -Josie Bissett

As a big believer in growing dreams, I love this quote from Josie Bissett. We should all dream big enough that we have to change ourselves to accomplish those big dreams. Imagine what you could accomplish if you thought big and didn’t get scared about setting off on the adventure. All of us have been inspired by other people. Have you researched what that person did, and how they set out to accomplish the things that they are known for? Often times they start from humble beginnings and then went on to create big things. Well, we can do that too!

Here are some ideas on how to get things started.

  • Start Now – There is no time like the present to get started on your big dream. Try a brainstorming session if you need to get to your big dream. Or, if you already know what your big dream is, and have just been too shy about putting it into words, go ahead and do it now.
  • Become a Learner – Now that you have your dream identified, now is the time to go about learning everything you can about it.  Can you find a role model? Find a course that can get you started. Find a book that will kick off your adventure. Learning comes from anywhere that you open your heart to, so find that inspiration.
  • Identify small steps – Growing dreams means breaking it down into small steps that you can start taking right now. This is where your learning can really help you out. Once you identify some steps, be sure to schedule some time in your calendar to make progress on your dream. A good rule of thumb is to put 2 steps in place each week so you are always making steps in the right direction.
  • Get rid on uncertainty – This is your DREAM. This is no time for you to second guess yourself. Use those small steps to keep you going, and reward each success that you have in some small way. those rewards will help you to keep your thoughts positive.
  • Keep building – Keep building on your success. Keep building on the steps that you are taking. Growing dreams means keeping yourself accountable. Try sharing your goals with someone who will support your efforts and will be excited by your accomplishments.

If you’d like to share your dream, please feel free to leave a comment below. If you are not ready to share your dream yet, that’s OK, go ahead and write it down somewhere that you can see it and motivate yourself.

Follow your dreams, believe in yourself and don’t give up. – Rachel Corrie



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  1. I dream of travelling with my family, and your tips for accomplishing dreams are right on the money. I’m working on mine!

    1. drriehl says:

      That’s great that you have your dreams defined and have started working on the money part. Best of luck in your progress!

  2. Tabi says:

    A dream of mine and my husband’s is to have our own business.

    1. drriehl says:

      That is a GREAT dream to work on!

  3. This quote is new to me. I like it. I have never thought about how you need to grow as you work to achieve your dream. I have just been so focused on getting started.

    1. drriehl says:

      I completely understand, getting started is such a giant step. I hope you have a lot of growth in your journey!

  4. Great post! I dream of traveling and just being a happy person in general. I’ve started on that road by beginning to minimalize my belongings and creating routines for myself.

    1. drriehl says:

      That is awesome to hear. Continued success to you!

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